Utagawa Kuniyoshi Goldfish

Hyakumonogatari(The Hundred Tales)

The Ukiyo-e is printed on Echizen kizuki hosho washi (a unique kind of Japanese paper) handmade by Ichibei Iwano, a living national treasure. This makes the vivid colors and the soft, warm textures of woodcut prints come to life.

The Hundred Tales refers to the popular practice of telling ghost stories in Edo Japan. Participants would light one hundred candles, extinguishing them one by one as the stories were told. It was said that ghouls would appear from the darkness when the last candle was extinguished. Kuniyoshi, who adored cats, made a ghoulish cat appear as the born enemy of the goldfish.

Price 8,000yen(Excluding Tax)

Print Size (cm)25.7 × 18.4 cm
PaperEchizen Kizuki Hosho Washimade by Living National Treasure, Ichibei Iwano
ExplanationJapanese and English
Delivery timeProduct delivery time We will ship the order within 7 business days under normal circumstances.
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